Articles Tagged 'Thankfulness'

Choosing to Be the 1!

Choosing to Be the 1!

In a world seeking to get and acquire, do we pause to give thanks for all we have?

Phil Ware uses the parable of the 10 lepers to remind us that we want to be the 1 who returns to give thanks even though we live in a world where most people are not very thankful!

'... and thankful!'

'... and thankful!'

Give thanks for this?

Phil Ware finishes his November series of giving thanks and focuses on our mission or call from God.

'...and thankful!'

'...and thankful!'

What happens the other 51 weeks of the year?

Phil Ware begins a 4 part November series on giving thanks just in time for the Thanksgiving season.

One Out of Ten

One Out of Ten

Time to stop and say thanks

When Jesus healed ten lepers, only one of them came back to give thanks. We need to follow his example, stopping to thank God for what he has done for us.

As Far as the East Is from the West

As Far as the East Is from the West

Take time to be thankful

There are lots of reasons to give thanks. It doesn't always seem that way, but if we put our mind to it, we can usually think of more reasons for being thankful than for complaining.

Let Us Thank Him

Let Us Thank Him

God is great, so what are we going to do about it?

Rubel Shelly reminds us to be thankful for even the most simple things, including our meal and the gift of food and fellowship over table.

The Other Nine

The Other Nine

Wonder what all those other guys did?

Patrick Odum talks about the the 10 lepers who were healed and only one came back to thank Jesus and puts the other nine into modern context and describes what they did instead of thanking Jesus.

Living Abundantly

Living Abundantly

Have you found it?

Tom Norvell talks about living life abundantly, with urgency, a recognition that life is short, and that we may only have the opportunity to do some things once.

Captured by Grace

Captured by Grace

Can you be captured by freedom and grace?

Phil Ware uses the climactic moment in the movie "Saving Private Ryan" where he is told to "earn it" to emphasize the difference between grace and obligation.

Appreciating God's Blessings

Appreciating God's Blessings

How can an undeserved inheritance make us sad?

A humorous story about undeserved inheritance reminds us of how easy it is to forget to thank God for all that he has done for us.

Don't Forget!

Don't Forget!

How could we forget something this important?

In times of trouble, we need to remember our blessings so that we can bless others in need.

The Lost Art of Giving Thanks

The Lost Art of Giving Thanks

When's the last time you felt the joy of being truly thankful?

We need to recover the lost art of giving thanks and there are some steps we can take to do just that.

The Best Day Ever

The Best Day Ever

What does it take for it to be a great day for you?

God has blessed us with many things, but we don't notice them because we're looking for the big things -- so let's make praise and thanksgiving an everyday habit in our lives.

The Sudden Kingdom

The Sudden Kingdom

Have you ventured beyond the grace you've received?

Jesus brings us gracious gifts, but if we receive the gift without thanking and praising Him, we miss out on the Sudden Kingdom.

Be Still and Give Thanks to God

Be Still and Give Thanks to God

Can we be still and give thanks in our times of chaos?

God cares for us and beckons us to the quiet stillness to know he is in control and give us a chance to give him our thanksgiving.